9780205246533

Juvenile Delinquency

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205246533

  • ISBN 10:

    0205246532

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/02/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Teaches students the ways to understand, explain, control, and prevent juvenile delinquency. Taking a sociological approach, this text discusses delinquency as it relates to and emerges from the youth's family, neighborhood, school, peer group, social class, and overall cultural and social environment. The authors incorporate contributions from sociologists, psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and other specialists, who have sought to understand, explain, control, and prevent juvenile delinquency. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand the causes of juvenile delinquency in both the US and other countries. Use theoretical ideas to explain the cause of juvenile delinquency. Discuss preventive measures to juvenile delinquency. Analyze various studies on juvenile delinquency and apply theories to real-life situations. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packed with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visitwww.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205934889 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205934881.

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